aerial arts in east austin

507 Calles St #117
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 800-4998
info@skycandyaustin.com

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Workshops

  • Advanced Flexibility with Xochitl Sosa

    Register for Advanced Flexibility with Xochitl Sosa

    Student level: Must be comfortable in a backbend. Must be able to hold forward splits on both sides hands-free. Must be working on middle splits.
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Sunday December 14th 4-6pm

    Looking to take your bendiness above and beyond? This workshop is not for the flexi-faint of heart! We will work on techniques adopted from Mongolian contortion, rhythmic gymnastics and traditional circus training. This workshop will not only push your flexibility to the next level, but give you key exercises to practice on your own.

  • Beats & Momentum: Advanced Trapeze with Xochitl Sosa

    Register for Beats & Momentum: Advanced Trapeze with Xochitl Sosa

    Student level: Current Level 3 and above Trapeze students.
    Price: $70 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Sunday December 14th 11am-1pm

    This advanced trapeze workshop will concentrate on how to generate momentum through fundamental beats, including fly beats, pike beats, and knee beats. From there we’ll dive into the possibilities generated by momentum, including how to link tricks together and explore the options in your weightless moments. This workshop will improve your body awareness on the trapeze and teach you how to get the most from your movement.

  • Flexibility Using the Corde Lisse with Daniel Patrick

    Register for Flexibility Using the Corde Lisse with Daniel Patrick

    Student level: Successful completion of Level 1 Rope or Level 2 Silks; previous flexibility/contortion training (all splits and a comfortable back are important), 20-second straight arm hollow body hold, comfortably climb up/down the rope 3 times
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Saturday December 6th 1-3pm

    This class, designed for students with a higher level of flexibility, will look at ways to manipulate the rope to create contortion shapes in the air. We will explore traditional tricks with a focus on how to add intensive flexibility to the shape; as well, students will learn how to use contortion knowledge leading in and/or out of specific wraps and drop sets to provide options for greater transitional movements.

  • Ground Acrobatics Using the Corde Lisse with Daniel Patrick

    Register for Ground Acrobatics Using the Corde Lisse with Daniel Patrick

    Student level: Successful completion of Level 1 Rope or Level 2 Silks; tumbling experience with an understanding of cartwheels, front and back walk-overs, front and back tucks on trampoline, etc.
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Sunday December 7th 10am-noon

    Using the rope for ground technique, this class will work on ways to assist acro movements on the floor. We will assist walk-overs, front and back tucks, spinning, and swinging motions by using both the floor and the rope for support. Students may prefer to wear supportive dance or gymnastic shoes as we will be jumping and landing on the ground with a bit of momentum.

  • Hand Balancing Conditioning with Daniel Patrick

    Register for Hand Balancing Conditioning with Daniel Patrick

    Student level: Kicks up to a handstand safely, can hold a 60 second handstand with a spot, can hold 30 second hollow body on the floor.
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Saturday December 6th 10am-noon

    Class will begin with an intense 45 minute warm-up and stretching series to prepare our splits, back, pike, and shoulders for handstand work. While working on form and technique, we cover a variety of exercises in partnerships including handstand holds, press strength and precision, balance control, and leg isolations. As well, we will look at a few traditional handstand shapes such as contortion and the croc.

  • I'm Stuck In a Rut with Xochitl Sosa

    Register for I'm Stuck In a Rut with Xochitl Sosa

    Student level: Current Level 1 – 3 student in any apparatus
    Price: $50 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Saturday December 13th 2-4pm

    Are you a beginner to intermediate level student who has found yourself at a standstill in your aerial growth? This is the workshop for you! Appropriate for practitioners of any apparatus, this workshop will focus on the core basics of flexibility, strength and body awareness training to help you push past your current plateau and take your skills to the next level.

  • Intermediate Trapeze: Put Your Back Into It with Donnesh Amrollah

    Register for Intermediate Trapeze: Put Your Back Into It with Donnesh Amrollah

    Student level: Must be able to comfortably invert in the air (under the bar and in the ropes), hold a front balance for 10 seconds, and press up into a bridge on the ground. Must have flat splits, or splits no more than 2 inches from the ground.
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Tuesday December 30th 6-8pm

    This intermediate level workshop is great for those who want to utilize their flexibility in performance. We will go through some initial technique requiring leg flexibility and move into technique that accentuates the curve of the spine.

  • Intro to Tippy Lyra with Donnesh Amrollah

    Register for Intro to Tippy Lyra with Donnesh Amrollah

    Student level: Must be level 2 or above in Lyra or Trapeze. Must be able to invert in the air. Must be able to hold long-arm and front balance for 10 seconds.
    Price: $60 for 90 minutes
    Date and Time: Monday December 29th 5:30-7pm

    This fun workshop takes a lyra and puts it on its side. This intro workshop will focus on getting accustomed to the tippy lyra and practice changing planes, and making small dynamic movements. You’ll be tipping over with excitement!

  • Tangled Up: Single Point Trapeze with Xochitl Sosa

    Register for Tangled Up: Single Point Trapeze with Xochitl Sosa

    Student level: Current Level 2 and above Trapeze students. Must have experience with Single Point Trapeze. Must be able to invert cleanly from the ground consistently.
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Friday December 12th 5-7pm

    This workshop is all about spinning and finding transitions with the spin. We will learn some traditional low flying dance trapeze techniques as well as a more contemporary take on the dance trapeze. Since Dance Trapeze is usually about flow and movement we will work in sequences, concentrating on being moved by the spin instead of moving around the spin.

  • The Artistry of Partnering: Doubles Trapeze with Xochitl Sosa

    Register for The Artistry of Partnering: Doubles Trapeze with Xochitl Sosa

    Student level: Trapeze 2 and above students. Must be able to do at least 1 pull-up. Must feel comfortable inverting from the ground and in the air. Must be familiar with and comfortable in catchers.
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Sunday December 14th 1:30-3:30pm

    Partnering on trapeze is about finding movement and sharing weight with another human being. This workshop will cover the fundamentals of partnering on trapeze as well as solid technique for basing and lifting. Participants in this workshop will also explore partner improvisation and tools on how to find unique movement with a partner.